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Breath Alignment in Asana: Warrior 1

How does asana support meditation practice? In this short practice tutorial, Greg Capitolo demonstrates that we can use breath-aligned movement in warrior 1 pose to activate vital energy at the solar plexus. By skillfully cultivating pranic awareness, our yoga practice prepares not just the body for meditation but the mind as well.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 11 mins

Mat provided courtesy of JadeYoga.

About the Teacher

Greg Capitolo

Greg Capitolo is a certified E-RYT 500 yoga teacher who has studied, practiced, and trained with the Himalayan Institute since 1995. Greg’s teaching combines precise alignment-based instruction with breath-centered movement, pranayama, systematic relaxation and meditation, leading students of all levels to experience the transformative power of yoga. Greg has been in residence at the Himalayan Institute since 2006, studying yoga in all its aspects under the guidance of Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Rolf Sovik, Sandra Anderson and Shari Friedrichsen. Greg currently serves as the Institute’s Director of Mission Programming and Corporate Treasurer.

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